Folded Roof House

Claesson Koivisto Rune projected this one story house with an asymmetric folded roof plane located in on Muskö island, Sweden. This is the second house they designed for Swedish kit house manufacturer Arkitekthus. The bedrooms are positioned at the gable ends and the living room and kitchen in between, with an open main facade. The separate guest house and sauna buildings were specifically designed for the client. Via DigsDigs Read more […]
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House 6

Marcio Kogan projected this beautiful house made with stone and wood in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with external space to be used for everyday living. Here is the project description: The Brazilian tropical climate suggests ample use of these solutions in vernacular as well as in modern architecture.  Beginning from the colonial, Brazilian architecture has usually incorporated a space that was known as the veranda. Verandas are covered linear spaces in front of the living room and bedrooms which Read more […]
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CP Apartment

BAAS Arquitectes projected this beautiful apartment in Barcelona using just two materials: larch wood and a white color scheme. Here is the project description: Redevelopment of a mezzanine in Barcelona. The height of surrounding buildings and leaf cover of neighbouring trees mean only a cool watery sunlight filters through, much the same as in northern Europe. Houses in these countries use wood and candles to achieve a warmer homely atmosphere.  Wooden floor and ceilings. Like an ice Read more […]
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Home 07

i29 Architects designed this single-family apartment for four people situated in a stately building in southern Amsterdam. The original structure, with rooms for staff, a double hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air. A kitchen in combination with cabinets from floor to ceiling has laser-cut front panels, all spray painted white. This pattern results in a dynamic mixture of open and closed cabinets, the Read more […]
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Mak Bistro

Interior design studio Designfocus projected this contemporary bistro with simple material in Budapest. There concept is of a culinary style that is traditional combined with a contemporary influence. The family orientated square is stylishly designed in order to show the inherent materials that bring out artistic value and style. The traditional structure is visible revealing the stone and old wooden surfaces. The designer has carefully chosen ways to reveal the beauty of the materials. The Read more […]
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House in Atagoyama

a.un architects design office projected a wooden house for a couple and two active boys in a site located on a small rise of land in Mie, Japan. Here is the project description: Put a 30 degree-curved wooden box on the ground which is 1.8m higher from road. By curving a little, it builds up all-round view of ocean and sky from every single room. Needed life spaces for four family members are fitted in simple plan, as compact as possible. The interior space surrounded wood is preferable Read more […]
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Pio Pio Restaurant

Since transparency is common and expected in the New York City gastronomic experience, Sebastian Mariscal Studio wanted to lead and transport people to a different place, a Latin American place. The L-shaped plan provides an opportunity to divide the space into a progression of smaller experiences until it opens up into the main dining space. Spatially, each alcove channels your experience to the rich materials, and only as you move through it, does it unfold the the flavors of Latin America. The Read more […]
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Osteria Ciceri e Tria

Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects projected the Osteria Ciceria e Tria restaurant based on an age-old model of italian hospitality: the family-run tavern. The restaurant seats 60 and promises an intimate experience, a perpetual “dinner party” where gastronomic specialties and exquisite wines change daily, according to the food in season as well as the “whine” of the host. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the atmosphere is at once intimate and sociable, a dinner party Read more […]
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House Bierings

Rocha Tombal Architecten designed a basic form with sculptural “eyes” that emerge with direct views to the varied countryside landscape. The form and orientation of the building avoid visual contact with the adjacent houses. At the ground floor the angled ceiling of the kitchen accentuates the intensive contact with the garden. On the first floor, the different shaped openings in the roof and facade offer, likefingers of light, varied daylight experiences. The routing through the house Read more […]
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